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These Are the Top Places to Work in Seattle

The Seattle companies that know how to keep their employees happy.

From work-life-balance practices to cool perks, companies are keeping their employees happy in different ways.

Sheila Mickool with Megan Lamb

Work-Life Balance? Now, It’s All About Work-Life Integration

Some experts say it's the real key to happy, healthy and committed employees.

It’s midweek on a glorious day in Michigan, and Joe Decker, a strategic account executive for Bellevue-based Limeade, an employee…

Sheila Mickool

Seattle Companies Are Seeing the Benefit of Primo Parental Leave Policies

Staying home with baby—and getting paid—isn’t an anomaly anymore.

The Gates Foundation’s generous paid leave benefit, open to men and women, allowed Chelsea Minkler to stay home for a year after her baby, Nora, was born. Better yet, Minkler was promoted while on leave.

Sheila Mickool with Megan Lamb

Has Seattle Gone Too Far With Dogs in the Office?

Not surprisingly, one dog-loving expert says no.

In some offices, every day is bring your doggy to work day.

Sheila Mickool

These Local Companies Offer Seriously Cool Employee Perks

Free coffee and soda pop? A basketball hoop in the parking lot? Those were yesterday’s office perks. Today’s employers are finding other creative ways to stand out.

Art immersion Sasha Barr paints a mural at Seattle’s Facebook headquarters; the artist-in-residence program gives employees a window into the creative process.

Sheila Mickool with Megan Lamb

Seattle’s Co-Working Spaces Increasingly Cater to Different Crowds

Local co-working outfits are specializing to bring together people and ideas.

A quiet corner for contemplation and connection at female-focused the Riveter.

Megan Lamb

These Companies Help Employees Find the Perfect Work-Life Balance

Whether it's through company culture or leadership, these local employers are getting it right.

Limeade defines employee well-being in a holistic way.

Sheila Mickool With Megan Lamb

Seattle’s Cook Shortage Could Affect Your Next Restaurant Tab

Forget about $15 an hour or mandatory tipping. The real talk in Seattle’s restaurant kitchens is about the labor problem—and solving it may hit diners in more ways than one.

Who’s cooking? Seattle restaurants are having trouble finding enough kitchen help, an issue that may hit consumers in the pocketbook

Chelsea Lin

Seattle Author Jonathan Rosenblum on the Struggle for a $15 Minimum Wage

A local union organizer and writer talks about his new book and the need for a revitalized labor movement

Author Jonathan Rosenblum

Stephen Strom

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